Rachel Dutton

Finding Peace With PCOS; My Personal Journey

I have had a number of women contacting me recently with heartbreaking stories about their Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome also known as PCOS or other female health disorders.  And as such I felt compelled to share my own story with you all. There is a very good chance you are reading …

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Is Your Lifestyle Causing You Period Pain?

According to Rosita Arvigo 90% of non pregnant women will have a misplaced or tipped uterus some point in their life.  By that I mean that their uterus isn’t in perfect anatomical position as you see in diagrams.   This isn’t really a problem unless she isn’t moving around easily and …

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How Stress Affects Your Cycle

One of my womb massage clients asked me “my period has been fine for years but it’s just gotten out of whack recently, my friend says it could be stress.  Is this true and how does it affect my period?” This is a fantastic question and highlights the issue of …

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Is Period Pain Normal?

Have you every wondered: “how much period pain is normal?”  If so, you are not alone.  It is one of the common questions I am asked by womb massage and nutrition clients.  If you (like me) have ever been doubled up with a hot water bottle having taken more painkillers …

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What Is A “Real” Period?

When you become open enough to start talking about your bleeds, the terminology can get confusing and different people mean different things when they say “their bleed” or “their moon”. If you’re bleeding at irregular intervals, mid cycle or during ovulation, you may be confused and wondering which one is …

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How To Make New Years Resolutions That Stick

If I said to you, “I tried running a marathon yesterday and I couldn’t do it”, you may have several legitimate reactions including laughter, (if you have met me, you would know there is no way I would survive such a feat of endurance). However, once you got past the …

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Could Your Menstrual Products Be Causing Your Period Pain?

Have you ever had that vaginal irritation that doesn’t go away, despite antibiotics and other thrush treatments? Do you find it gets worse around your bleed?  Perhaps you suffer from endometriosis, heavy bleeds or period pain? You may have tried abdominal massage, changing your diet, yoga, castor oil packs but …

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